Driver dies in Rolpa jeep accidentThe jeep skidded off the road and fell some 200 metres down into the river banks.
A man died and a boy got injured when a jeep met with an accident near Libang of Rolpa district on Saturday morning.
According to police, the mishap happened when the jeep en route to Kimichhaur of Pyuthan from Bajhabang of Rolpa skidded off the road and fell some 200 metres down on the banks of Madi river near the district headquarters at around 7:30am.
The jeep driver, a 36-year-old man from Rolpa Municipality, died on the spot, while his 11-year-old son got injured. The deceased was the jeep owner.
The boy has sustained an injury in different parts of his body his including head, police said, adding the dead body is being taken to a hospital for post-mortem.
A joint police team from Rolpa District Police Office and Khungri Area Police Office was deployed at the incident site.